4 under 40


Emerging Leaders "4 Under 40" Lake County Young Professional Nominations Now Being Accepted

United Way of Lake County’s Emerging Leaders affinity group is now accepting nominations for their third annual  "4 under 40" Lake County Young Professional awards. The "4 Under 40" awards seek to recognize Lake County’s best and brightest outstanding young professionals for their hard work and achievements in the areas of leadership, community involvement, entrepreneurship and professional accomplishment.

Nominees must be between the ages of 21- 40 during the year ending December 31, 2020 and must live or work in Lake County.

Do you have someone in mind? Complete the nomination form and submit it via email to jmatsko@uwlc.org by Wednesday November 25, 2020. Winners will be recognized during a virtual ceremony in January 2021(exact date TBD).

Click here now for a nomination form.

Sponsorships are also available! Interested? Click here now for more information.

Past Winners


Tony Brzytwa, The Lubrizol Corporation

CJ Paterniti, D&S Automotive Collision and Restyling

Adam Sanden, Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center

Sara Spence, Spence Technologies, Inc.


Nate Bell, Zito Insurance

Amy O’Brien, Two Men and a Truck

Julia Schick, Laketran

Josh Strickland, Dworken & Bernstein Co., L.P.A.